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    Woman shares story of abuse at hands of Marion County firefighter

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    UPDATE: Domestic violence victim Nicole Leinas said it was hard to come out with her story because of victim shaming. Leinas said that she was...
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    Lawsuit filed against Marion County Sheriff, Billy Woods

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    UPDATE: On July 2, 2020, at approximately 8 a.m., less than 24 hours after this article was published, Judge Anthony Tatti signed an Order...

    Bodycam video shows guardian was calm during arrest

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    Marion County -- Bodycam video shows just how calm former guardian Rebecca Lee Fierle-Santoian was while being served an arrest warrant. The Florida Department of...
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    FHP: MCSO Sgt. charged with careless driving following crash

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    On Sunday, Marion County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Paul Bloom, 47, was driving east on County Road 464 when he rear-ended 65-year-old Hilroy Browne who...
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    Woman who was bludgeoned with baseball bat, dies

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    Jennifer Powell, 53, who was attacked by a man with a baseball bat, and had been on life support at Ocala Regional Medical Center,...
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    Man arrested after he tried to force himself on a juvenile as she slept

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    A 20-year-old was arrested Tuesday and charged with Lewd and Lascivious Behavior by an Adult Over 18. On December 18, Jerome Merritt was hanging out...
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    Woman threatened man over his sausage

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    Ocklawaha, Florida -- An Ocklawaha woman remains behind bars after she was arrested and charged with Aggravated Battery. A deputy responded to Tall Pines Mobile...

    Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputy fired, arrested

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    A Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputy, who was allegedly in the FTO program, was fired after he was arrested for domestic battery. Jaime Lopez, 22,...
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    Local prostitute told undercover officer, no butt

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    Ocala, Florida -- On April 22, 2014, the Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team (UDEST) conducted a "Prostitution" operation throughout Marion County, Florida. At approximately 4...
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    Woman arrested for theft, previously gave up husband’s drug safe

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    On October 14, Ocala police responded to Walmart, located at 4980 E. Silver Springs Blvd. after a woman was reported for stealing merchandise. Dana Corrigan,...
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    One dead, another injured following Thursday morning crash

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    Ocala Police Department crash investigators said Thursday that one person died and another was injured following a two-vehicle car crash. The crash occurred at approximately...
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    Masks will now be required in Ocala

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    Last updated on August 10, 2020. Read the update here. The City of Ocala, in a 4-1 vote, passed an emergency measure to force citizens...
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    Marion County update on COVID-19 by zip code

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      Marion County received confirmation of five additional cases of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, today. This brings Marion County’s total case count to 55. The most...
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    4-year-old hit by truck, listed in serious condition

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      Ocala, Florida -- A 4-year-old girl remains in serious condition after she was struck by a vehicle Monday. The girl suffered multiple broken bones and...
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    Mother says teacher is sexually harassing her son, feels school is doing very little

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    A Marion County mom says she was sick to her stomach when her 14-year-old son came home from Fort McCoy School and told her...
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    Ocala man remains behind bars after sexually assaulting little girl

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    Ocala police arrested an Ocala man after UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital reported that he had been accused of sexually assaulted a little girl. The...
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    OPD officer who was killed was drunk, speeding, second officer lied to investigators

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    On September 19, 2019, Ocala Police Department police officer, Daniel Wagner, was killed after he was involved in an off-duty motorcycle crash. A report released...
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    Teen who shot another teen in the face over marijuana, arrested

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    Authorities have arrested 19-year-old Dandre M. Fields, in the 2200 block of Northeast 78th Street. Fields is accused of shooting a 17-year-old boy in the...
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    Woman agreed to anal and oral sex for purchase of antibiotics

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    Recently, the Ocala Police Department conducted a recorded undercover prostitution operation in a three-block radius of South Pine Avenue, Ocala. In one incident, an undercover...
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    Ocala woman who previously gave up husband’s drug safe, arrested again

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    Ocala police responded to Walmart, located at 2600 SW 19th Ave. Rd., in reference to a theft. Upon arrival, the officer made contact with loss...